2018 Clericus

Posted by Administrator on Jan 26 2018
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WHAT: The annual Clericus of the Anglican Convocation of the West. Our speaker will be The Rt Rev Win Mott, our bishop-retired and former vicar general. 

WHEN: April 3-5, 2018

Tuesday, April 3 : Registration opens at 4pm, Evensong is at 5pm, and the Vicar General's Reception is after dinner (dinner is included in your fee).

Thursday, April 5: Sessions will conclude at 11:30am. The concluding lunch, as usual, will be at a local Mesilla restaurant.

WHERE: The Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla, NM (as usual).

               600 Holy Cross Road

               Mesilla Park, NM 88047

               Phone: 575-524-3688

               Web:   holycrossretreat.org

Their website gives directions. Interstate access is I-10. Airport and Amtrak access is El Paso, TX. Closest city is Las Cruces, NM.

Holy Cross is a Franciscan community in one of the later colonial settlements along the Rio Grande, not far from the older 17th century villages. It is an area of acequias, farms and orchards.

The center provides basic room items: towels, bedding, soap, etc. Rooms are first and second story, so if you can't do stairs, let us know. The facility itself is accessible.

WHY: The Convocation clergy are a community, and most value the occasion to come together in worship, continuing education and community, The Clericus addresses the need we all have for Christian formation, and recognizes it is best done in the context of a worshiping community.  


1) Download the form here

2) Return the form by email ( ) or post (address on registration form) by MARCH 1.

Cost is $175 for individuals and $275 for couples and is all-inclusive (two nights, five meals, reception, conference cost).

3) Dress is casual, but cassocks are invited for clergy on Tuesday. There is no need to bring vestments except for those participating in officiating or serving at one of the worship services.

4) If you need a ride from Amtrak or the airport, let us know as soon as possible.

WHO: The Clericus is for all the clergy and candidates of the Convocation of the West. Others, lay or clergy, are most welcome as well.


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